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You can finally do your yard work without suffering through all of your allergy symptoms! Economical and efficient, this mask
seals tightly around the face and provides true HEPA filtration to block out dust, mold, and pollen. Do
chores inside or out with the protection you need to breathe clean air. Adjustable, latex-free straps allow you to customize the
fit of this mask. The body of the the mask is easily cleaned with mild soap and water. Replacement 2091
filters can be purchased as often as you need them.
The P100 rating of the 3M 2091 filters exceeds the CDC's recommended N95 rating as an effective way to block the spread of pathogens like
the Avian Flu, SARS and other influenza strains. By blocking 99.97% of particles, this P100 classification makes this respirator
ideal for working with toxic & non-toxic particles, as well as oil based aerosols.
NOTE: 3M recently began
printing manufacture dates on the filter packs for these masks. These are not expiration dates. Mask filters are good for use up to five
years FROM the date stamped on the packaging.
3M Mask Sizing Mask measurements are made from the top of the mask to
the bottom of the chin. 6291 - 4.75" 6391 - 5"
Reviewed by: Allergy Sufferer from Oklahoms
I use the mask when I mow my yard. It works great!
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Reviewed by: Allen Mayeske a allergie suffer for years. from Newton Kandahar
The greatest allergy mask ever made.
My Son Can Do Things Again
Reviewed by: A Thankful Mom and Son from Tennessee
Our son who suffers from Asthma which this alone can cause the sufferer anguish. Yet when wanting to do help work / clean in or outside the home brings much more stress. This alone in cleaning in the past could have and has before gotten him sent to the hospital, but thanks to this respirator/mask He is able to join in okay, so he feels like something from star wars with big pink cheeks he doesn't care because it keeps out all the bad stuff. He can breath and not have to gasp or always try to cover up or hold his breath when doing cleaning/yard work or building projects. This mask really has afforded him a new avenue to better live his life.
Customer Q & A
Q1: How am I supposed to measure for a mask if I don't have it??? 4.75 or 5.00 Woman of average head size...
A: The measurement is to give you something to compare the distance from the middle of your nose to just under your chin. In general though, the 6291 medium fits most people fine. Generally speaking, if you're less than 6' tall and 240 lbs. or so, the medium will fit with no issues.
I have asthma and cannot be outside with the weed or grass pollen.
I haven't been able to use my outdoor hot tub because of my allergies. I am also disabled an desperate to get back in my hot tub as I helps me greatly. Would I be able to use this product when I'm in my hot tub? If not could you recommend something that I can use?
A: You could use any of the masks in the hot tub, just try to avoid getting them wet. With this mask in particular, the body/shell of the mask can be wet but you'll want to keep the filters dry. Additionally, should a little water splash up on them not like you completely submerge the mask, simply allow it to completely air dry and you should be just fine using that set of filters again. Hope that helps!
Q3: I would like to know how people that wear glasses have fared wearing this mask. I have had issues trying to get a comfortable fit with dust masks and keeping from having gaps that let in dust and pollen
A: Most people encounter some issue with glasses and masks. It usually stems from either a bad seal around the cheeks and nose or simply needing to be adjusted. We often get people who mention that the mask just needed to be adjust properly to ensure the seal around the cheek/nose area, and it took care of any fogging. With this mask in particular, the rubber shell does seal well around the face if adjusted properly, and two straps give you the ability to keep the mask tight to the face. So by in large, most people who have had any issues have been able to simply adjust them out. Hope that helps!
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3M 6291 HEPA Mask
The 3M 6291 HEPA Mask is one my favorite face masks. Unlike disposable masks, the 6291 is durable and can be used repeatedly. I
have owned this mask for a several years, and have changed the
HEPA filter cartridges twice. I use this mask for just about everything from yard work to more heavy duty projects like
like replacing the grout in our shower. Depending on usage, you may have to replace the filters more often, so
this will vary depending on use. After several years of service, this my assessment of the 6291 respirator.
What I like about the 3M 6291 HEPA Mask
Offers HEPA quality filtration of oil and non-oil based particles
Versatile filtration ideal for a wide range of uses from pollen and mold particles while raking leaves to
filtering oil based particles you might encounter while staining or working with wood or fiberglass while renovating or
working on your home
Creates a very tight seal
It is durable and easy to clean after dirty projects - rinse respirator itself with warm water or with a mild detergent (filters NOT washable)
Fits very snugly with two straps and is fully adjustable
What I did not like about the 3M 6291 HEPA Mask
As with any tight sealing mask, in warm conditions it will make the area around my mouth sweat, so some
moisture will get trapped inside
In all, the 3M 6291 HEPA Mask is the best masks we offer. With NIOSH P100 filtration, this respirator is one of the most versatile available today.
It is completely sealed, non latex, HEPA grade, and you can replace the filters when necessary. If you, have allergies, do a lot of yard
work, work in a shop or in places where things toxic and non-toxic particles are a concern, I strongly suggest using this mask.
The filtration this mask provides also exceeds the CDC's recommended filtration level (N95) to help prevent the spread of the
influenza virus. Aside from it being a little warm with extended use or in warm conditions, there is very little not to like about this
durable HEPA respirator.